IPL 2024: SRH vs LSG Match Preview, Pitch, Head-to-Head Record

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SRH vs LSG: The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 is set to witness a high-stakes contest as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) host Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Both teams are level on 12 points, with SRH playing their last three games at home, while LSG are on the road.

The stakes are high as both teams are trying to put some distance between them and the rest of the mid-table scrum to boost their playoff chances.

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SRH vs LSG: Match Preview

Both sides are coming into the contest having suffered defeats in their most recent fixtures. LSG’s net run rate took a big hit when they were hammered by Kolkata Knight Riders. SRH also suffered a sizeable defeat against Mumbai Indians. However, SRH will take confidence from the fact that they play their remaining three league matches at home, where their batters have powered them to three wins in four games.

SRH have hit the most sixes in the powerplay this season, 41 to LSG’s 20, while going at a run rate of 11.04 as compared to LSG’s 8.48. In the death overs, they have hit 36 sixes, again the most, while LSG’s 16 sixes are the fewest in that phase. LSG’s batters will need to level up as they play their last three league games on the road at potentially high-scoring venues: Hyderabad, Delhi, and Mumbai.

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SRH vs LSG: Pitch Report

The pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad generally favours batting, offering flat and hard pitches with even bounce. While seamers might not make a big impact, spinners could get some assistance from the surface. Teams like to bat first and pile up a huge score for the opposition to chase.

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SRH vs LSG: Head-to-Head Record

In the head-to-head encounters of SRH vs LSG, Lucknow Super Giants hold an edge as Sunrisers have yet to secure a victory against them in the Indian Premier League. At the Hyderabad stadium, Lucknow also leads the head-to-head record with a 1-0 advantage.

The winner of Wednesday’s contest will move to third place, two points clear of Chennai Super Kings. The loser will remain outside the top four, and a further deterioration of their net run rate will significantly hurt their playoff hopes. This match is crucial for both teams and promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Also Read: JASPRIT BUMRAH IS LIKELY TO PLAY THE REMAINING GAMES OF IPL, NO REST AHEAD OF THE T20 WC

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Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

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